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Clinical trials are the engine that powers medical progress. Through clinical trials, researchers test new ways to detect, treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Without clinical trials, there can be no new treatments or cures.
Over the last 15 years, scientists have made enormous strides in understanding how Alzheimer's disease affects the brain. Currently, the drugs available for the treatment of Alzheimer's only temporarily improve the symptoms of the disease; they do not stop the damage to brain cells that causes Alzheimer's to progress. But scientists believe that in the near future, therapies and treatments that slow or stop the progression of the disease will be available.
Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch
TrialMatch™ is a free service that makes it easy for people with Alzheimer's, caregivers, families and physicians to locate clinical trials based on personal criteria (diagnosis, stage of disease) and location.
Arizona Alzheimer's Consortium Research Registry
The Registry is a list of people over 50 years old who may be interested in participating in a clinical research study related to Alzheimer's disease at one of Arizona's leading biomedical institutions.
By participating in clinical research, you join a statewide effort to unravel the secrets of Alzheimer's disease.
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21st Century Neurology Clinical Trials
21st Century Neurology focuses on memory disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and alleviating painful conditions like migraine. They are dedicated to advancing knowledge in the treatment of neurological disorders.
The research division is extremely active in FDA-supervised and IRB-approved clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Epilepsy, and Multiple Sclerosis.
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